Asked by Alannah Jelic on Jul 11, 2024

Marta created a correlational study to consider the possible relationship between anxiety and life-stressors.She hypothesized that more life-stressors lead to greater anxiety.What do we call life-stressors and anxiety in this correlational study?

A) Intervening variables
B) Third variables
C) Pseudo-variables
D) Continuous variables


Events or situations that cause significant stress, impacting an individual's mental or physical health.

Correlational Study

A research method that examines the relationship between two or more variables to determine if they are associated or correlate with each other.

  • Gain insight into and differentiate between types of correlations and their relevance in psychological research contexts.
  • Acquire an understanding of the contrast between experimental and correlational study frameworks.